Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.67% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 2.31% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £340 £185 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.78% -39.34% +74.29%
10th Percentile £318 £173 £300
90th Percentile £350 £197 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -8.11% +13.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £23.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 222 216 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.79% 29.07% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 163 173
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +10.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £281 £276 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £187.50 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.04% +186.84% -20.00%
10th Percentile £181.25 £25.18 £18.75
90th Percentile £193.75 £76.75 £19.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +28.21% +64.21% -32.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Northamptonshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Northamptonshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Northamptonshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +6 6 £340 +83.78% 1
C++
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) FlexRay
1 6 (100.00%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 26262
2 3 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 3 (50.00%) MISRA
2 3 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (50.00%) Simulink

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) FlexRay
General
1 6 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 26262
1 3 (50.00%) MISRA
1 3 (50.00%) MISRA C